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What are the benefits of having a programmable thermostat?

Apr 25, 2014

Benefits of Having a Programmable Thermostat


Programmable Thermostat Programmable equipment, particularly in combination with heating and cooling systems, is a very cost effective way to run a more efficient life. Programmable thermostats have several benefits beyond the comforts of automation they provide inherently.

In this day and age, people spend most of their day outside of the house. During the summer this means that your programmable thermostat could keep the air conditioner off while you are working, then turn it on before you arrive to have the house at your desired temperature. Essentially, you save a whole day of energy with the comforts of a perfectly conditioned home.

Instead of being too hot during the day and too cold at night, a programmable thermostat makes it easier for you to control the temperature of your home. Most of them have preset profiles that can be modified to your liking. For example, you could have a profile for “work”, “sleep” and “get home”.

If you are really willing to invest in a good piece of equipment, you can make adjustments through sophisticated graphics user interfaces. These programmable thermostats make it much easier to tailor the temperature of your household to your family’s liking by using touch-screens and intelligently designed software.

Another upside of investing in a programmable thermostat are the additional indicators they provide for the appliances they are connected to. For example, they may indicate the need for a filter replacement or if a system is malfunctioning in general. Also, other benefits may be available, such as voice programming and vacation settings.

In general, the most overwhelming reason to use programmable thermostats is to save energy and money. However, the other benefits help to make your life easier by making the control of your house effortless. It is hard to make a mistake with such a solid purchase for the whole family.

Considering installing a programmable thermostat in your Greenwood home? Call Johnson Heating & Cooling today at (317) 881-7738 for the best services around! 

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